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The Credentials page allows you to assign a credential to the object. You can specify username and password, assign a predefined credential or you specify a credential by name (ideal when you share your configuration). You can also use the credentials defined in the parent folder.


Credential Configuration

Do not use any credentials

When selected, no credentials are configured for the object. Connections that require credentials may prompt to enter credentials or fail to connect.


Use credentials from the parent folder (not available for Royal Server objects, Secure Gateway objects and Key Sequence Tasks)

When selected, Royal TS will look for a configured credential in the parent folder.


Specify username and password

When selected, a username and password can be provided. For domain accounts use the syntax "domain\username" (without the quotes).


Use an existing credential

When selected, assign an existing credential to the object using the drop-down list. Use the add button to add a new credential. Use the edit button to edit the selected credential.


The drop-down list supports sorting and filtering "as you type" to easily find the correct credential.


Specify a credential name

When selected, enter or choose a credential name you want to assign to the object during connect-time.


Assigning a credential by name is recommended when a team of users share the same configuration file. Each user can define his own credential as long as it is using the same name and saves the credential in his own personal and protected document. This makes sharing files across team members very easy while keeping credentials safe.


Use credentials from the context connection (only available for Templates)

When selected, a username and password can be provided. For domain accounts use the syntax "domain\username" (without the quotes).


Omit Domain (only available for Connections)

When checked, Royal TS will omit the  domain portion of the username (domain\username or [email protected]).


Automatic Logon

When checked, Royal TS will use the credentials to log on to the connection automatically. This setting applies only to connection types supporting automatic logon and is ignored if a connection doesn't support automatic logon.



To access the configured credentials through replacement tokens (for example in Auto Fill or Key Sequence Task configurations), use the replacement tokens $EffeciveUsername$ and $EffectivePassword$.


See also: Working with Credentials, Credential, About shared documents